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Stuff from the B-Side

HowStuffWorks.com

Arts, Performing Arts

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What is the story behind Stagger Lee? Why would astronauts need a DJ? Join Mark and John as they explore everything from the president's record collection to the future of digital music in Stuff From The B-Side, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

What are drug ballads?

June 23rd, 2009

Episode 50 of 99 episodes

In Mexico and the Southwestern United States, the cheery sound of drug ballads belies dark, explicit stories of drug lords and the cocaine trade. This popular genre is often accompanied by violence. Learn more in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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